Welcome to Cindy's Baking Angels!
Angels Dedicated to Providing Support to our Deployed Military with baked goods and comfort items.
APRIL TEAMS ARE OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!
Come join us @ Bakinggals.com! Angels are needed!
Meet Team Linewalker Baking Angels!
Featuring Marine PFC Christopher Madden
A big thank you goes out to Christopher's mother, Kelli Brandt Madden Morris, for sharing her son with us this month and providing us with a little behind the scenes of Christopher and Team Linewalkers.
Kelli writes, "Chris became a Marine because he wanted to be more disciplined and travel the world. Chris has been traveling with friends and family since he was about 9 months old. His first adventure, with a friend, was when he was in pre-school at only 4 years of age. He went camping with his best buddy for two weeks and loved every minute of it and has been traveling ever since."
CLICK HERE for more information about Team Linewalkers!
Meet Team Black Horse Force Baking Angels!
Featuring LCPL Jesse Bauer
Karen Bauer-Adams is one proud Marine mother. Thank you, Karen, for sharing your son with us and helping us to create this wonderful team for Jesse and his Buddies!
Jesse is a member of the HMH-465 and is a Helicopter Technician in their flightline shop and is deployed as part of the 1st MAW in Okinawa, Japan. Karen shares, "Basically he puts helicopter engines IN and takes them OUT!"
When asked how her son came to join the Marines, she said, "My son decided to become a Marine all on his own. I would have never picked this for him, as it's a MoM's duty to keep her children safe. They had a Recruiter come to his high school and after Jesse heard him speak, he KNEW that becoming a Marine was what he wanted."
CLICK HERE for more information about Team Black Horse Force!
Coming in April, May, June, & July...8 New Teams and Counting!
Team Black Horse Force Baking Angels,Team Linewalker Baking Angels, Team Patriots Baking Angels, Team Hellhounds Baking Angels, Team 2/8 Motor Transport, Team Loggerheads, Team Blue Knights and Team Rakkassan! Check our "UPCOMING-CALENDAR" page for more info!
The Story Behind Cindy's Baking Angels....
Four years ago, following my retirement from middle school teaching, I set out to find an outreach program that would give me a sense of accomplishment.
A friend led me to Bakinggals.com, an organization which supports our deployed Troops. I became a team leader and now 4 years later with over 215 Angels in our network, "Goodie Boxes" are shipped monthly to our deployed Troops.
Our "Goodie Boxes" are as diversified as our Angels. Baked goods, comfort items our Troops need, plus some fun and creative items are sent lovingly each and every month.
We are always seeking Troop referrals and welcome Angels to our network. Scroll down and see how you can become an Angel or Refer a Troop for a future team!
Thank you for visiting and please share with friends and help our Mission to grow!
We are seeking one referral for July and two for August! Refer your deployed Troops today!
Deadline for July referral information is June 10th! First come, first served!
For more information, see "Referrals" and nominate your Troop today!
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Cindy's Baking Angels builds its Angel teams monthly, in affiliation with Bakinggals.com.
"Baking GALS (GALS stands for Give A Little Support) is a group of volunteer bakers from around the country who bake and ship homemade goodies to our heroic military men and women who are currently deployed in a war zone. Our goal is to show our support and send a little bit of home to remind them that we appreciate all that they do for our freedom." Bakinggals.com
Each month I sponsor a different Military recipient(s). Recipients are often referred to me by family members, friends, and by our military recipients themselves. Any deployed Military Troop is eligible. To refer a special Troop, please see Military Referrals for more information. Our services are free of charge to all Troops.
Once Cindy's Baking Angels selects a recipient(s), information is published on Bakinggals.com. Team sign-up can only be completed through Bakinggals.com and prospective members must be registered for their site.
Team building begins the 24th of the month and shipping is from the 1st - 13th of the next month. Team size is limited to 20 members. Baking is not a requirement. Often members send toiletries and other comfort items to help make our Soldiers' lives a little easier.
Once team sign-up is complete, I provide a detailed Team Newsletter with tips for shipping, baking, and other tricks I've learned that will be of help to newbies as well as veterans. I support my team unconditionally and any questions or comments are welcomed.
If you're seeking a communicative and supportive group, then Cindy's Baking Angels is the right match for you. Come and join us!
Special Treasures Received
Team Justice League recipient Cpt. Monty McCoy,presented us with a very special treasure...a flag and certificate. This flag was flown over Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan on September 11, 2014, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom by the 313th Military Police Detachment "GATEKEEPERS, All In-Never Fold".
Thank you, Monty and all your Troops for this beautiful sentiment. It is very much appreciated!
Team Panthers recipient, Travis Williams, sent us a very special package. We are honored and this is for all my Angels!
Team Task Force Reaper, with recipient Michelle Lewis, shared these beautiful patches with our Angels. We are honored.
Team Bayonet with Anthony Costello was kind enough to send us this special Certificate of Achievement to our Angels. We were honored to be able to support your Troops and wish you all a safe journey.
Cindy's Baking Angels has received five very special awards from members of our Military Teams. Travis Williams of Team Panthers, Michelle Lewis of the 1-135th ARB D Company, Anthony Costello of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, MSgt David Billa and the US Marine Corps, and MAJ Guido Lyons of Task Force Diamond Head!
On behalf of Team Justice League, Team Panthers, Team Task Force Reaper, Team Bayonet, Team Leatherneck, and Team Wings of Lightning, I proudly and humbly accept Team Panthers US Flag, which was flown on every mission over Kuwait by pilot Travis Williams, along with their patch and Coins; Team TF Reaper patches; and our US FLAGS that were flown over Afghanistan (U.S Marine Corps) and during a combat mission on July 4, 2012 (Task Force Diamond Head;, and Certificate of Achievement (173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team). Thank you all for your effort and caring nature. This is for all my Angels!